Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art

2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130, United States
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Open until 5:00 PM (Show more)
  • Tue–Thu, Sat–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 10:00 AM–8:45 PM
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Yes (incl. American Express)

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the largest art museums in the United States. We have world-class collections, exhibitions, programs...and some pretty well-known steps.

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  • visitPA

    Make a good impression(ist) at this classic museum. Mid-eastern architecture, oriental ornament, armor collection & renaissance 2 contemporary painting. Don't miss the permanent Duchamp exhibit.

    visitPA · November 15, 2010
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  • MTV

    Jay-Z announced his 2012 Philly Festival on the steps of this museum

    MTV · June 7, 2012
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  • Visit Philly

    At Art After 5, Fridays from 5–8:45, the Great Stair Hall is transformed with performances, cocktails, apps and desserts. The restaurant is open for dinner from 5-7.

    Visit Philly · August 2, 2010
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  • DrinkPhilly.com

    Check out the Friday Night "Martini's on the Portico" for a great night of music, art, and drinks! Afterwards, use drinkphilly.com to find the nearest bars or drink specials! Read more

    DrinkPhilly.com · July 29, 2011
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  • The Transit Navigator

    You know that you just want to run up the "Rocky Steps." It's okay, no one will tell.

    The Transit Navigator · August 15, 2011
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  • Showtime Network

    Another one of my favorite stops. I love seeing their collection of work from Jasper Johns, Marc Chagall, Picasso and Cezanne. - Nikki

    Showtime Network · June 4, 2010
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  • Visit Philly

    Pay what you wish for admission every first Sunday of the month.

    Visit Philly · December 12, 2011
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  • USA TODAY

    The Staircase Group painting is said to have fooled George Washington, who said hello as he passed two boys on a staircase. Except the boys weren't there, and neither was the staircase. Read more

    USA TODAY · November 22, 2010
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  • Movie Mayor

    In maybe the most famous cinematic montage, Rocky Balboa completes his training by running the stairs at the Philadelphia Art Museum, preparing him for his battle with Apollo Creed in 1976's "Rocky." Read more

    Movie Mayor · August 16, 2010
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  • Jamie M.

    Ok ok, climb the Rocky steps and get it over with :)

    Jamie Moffett · September 3, 2012
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  • Alicia Keys

    Getting the chance to perform here & raise money to fight poverty in Africa was empowering!

    Alicia Keys · February 7, 2012
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  • Valkrye131 (MB) H.

    Run up the steps & make like Rocky then go in and see fabulous exhibits of painting, furniture, armor and weapons, sculpture, etc. as well as special traveling shows.

    Valkrye131 (MB) Haslam-Houck · November 8, 2009
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  • North Star ..

    After a wonderful day at the Art Museum head up to the North Star Bar for Great Food and Happy Hour with half off select draft beers and out if this world 25 cent wings ( 5 - 7 everyday )!

    North Star . · September 25, 2010
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  • Kimberly P.

    Running up the stairs...Rocky style!

    Kimberly Pittroff · June 8, 2010
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  • Dana M.

    Check out the Picasso exhibit

    Dana McCurdy · February 28, 2010
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  • Stephen W.

    The Museum is a lot larger than it looks. Not only is it easy to get lost in, it's easy to spend an entire day in.

    Stephen Weber · September 5, 2012
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  • Alfredo D.

    "Yo Adrian!!" .. must visit the ROCKY Statue

    Alfredo Duque · July 20, 2010
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  • US National Archives

    Want a different perspective of the Ben Franklin Parkway from the Museum steps? Take a look at this vintage 1970s photo from our Documerica collection and see if the view has changed! Read more

    US National Archives · April 8, 2011
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  • Marianna H.

    Love the Eastern European section with the mini rooms. You feel like you're in another world.

    Marianna Hunter · June 9, 2010
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  • Jason L.

    Great place to see amazing art - some very special collections - check out their web site for schedules and the like... Read more

    Jason Levy · January 18, 2010
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  • A. M.

    Try it on Sunday when you admission is a donation.

    A. McG · November 27, 2009
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  • Visit Philly

    Not only did Rocky Balboa run the steps, Mac and Carmen from It's Always Sunny did too. Once you finish your celebratory dance at the top, step inside one of the greatest art museums in the world.

    Visit Philly · October 10, 2012
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  • Visit Philly

    The PHLASH trolley runs Fri, Sat & Sun from 10-6 pm May-October 28, 2012. Just head to stops 9 or 13, buy a $2 ticket & you'll be on your way to seeing more of Philadelphia's attractions and museums. Read more

    Visit Philly · May 1, 2012
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  • IntelWiMAX

    You're in a WiMAX hotspot. Snap a picture next to the statue of Rocky then upload it to your friends on the interwebs!

    IntelWiMAX · September 18, 2010
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  • Jennifer H.

    I love the Art Museum.

    Jennifer H · January 7, 2010
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  • David V.

    The mayor here is a studmuffin

    David Vaux · May 18, 2011
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  • Cory A.

    The Asian art is by far the most impressive and the most mindblowing.

    Cory Anotado · August 15, 2010
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  • Karen F.

    Not to be missed.

    Karen Flam · April 25, 2010
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  • Jo

    Picasso exhibit.

    Jo · February 22, 2010
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  • Nina M.

    Love the chinese tea house and the Armour Room. When I was a kid, I used to picture myself in Bed Knobs & Broomsticks when all the armour came to life.

    Nina M · August 12, 2009
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  • El✩na K.

    A must-see museum for anyone who has any interest in art. Wonderful collections of Asian, European and American Art. Great collection of paintings and a lot of American furniture and medieval armor.

    El✩na K · 3 weeks ago
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  • Stefanie S.

    Favortie place to workout- run those steps, just like Rocky!

    Stefanie Spatola · May 6, 2010
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  • Stephanie S.

    I enjoy spending time a the Art Museum with friends.The company of a friend and having conversations about art.

    Stephanie Smoluk · February 19, 2010
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  • visitPA

    The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the largest art museums in the United States. From world-class collections, exhibitions, programs, and some pretty well-known steps.

    visitPA · November 26, 2013
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  • visitPA

    The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the largest art museums in the U.S. From world-class collections, exhibitions, programs, and some pretty well-known steps. Don't skip a picture.

    visitPA · November 26, 2013
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  • visitPA

    The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the largest art museums in the United States. From world-class collections, exhibitions, programs...and some pretty well-known steps. Don't skip a picture.

    visitPA · November 20, 2013
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  • Philadelphia Film Society

    Did you know the inside of the Philadelphia Art Museum was used in place of the NY Metropolitan Museum of Art in the movie Dressed To Kill ?

    Philadelphia Film Society · August 19, 2012
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  • STARR Restaurants

    After viewing the amazing art, you will certainly work up an appetite! Join us in Granite Hill for a lite bite and beverage or for a snack in The Cafeteria.

    STARR Restaurants · April 18, 2012
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  • Stephanie S.

    Cezanne art work is my favorite, and the replicas of bedrooms, ect during different time periods is something you do not want to miss!

    Stephanie Smith · December 23, 2010
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  • Beau B.

    Always leaves an impression and is so massive it takes 3 hours to see everything!

    Beau Brendt · July 26, 2010
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  • James R.

    Go on Sunday afternoons when it is less crowded

    James Russell · May 25, 2010
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  • Sean H.

    Awesome museum, even with the Rocky factor. Inside's better than the attraction outside.

    Sean Hanson · November 15, 2009
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  • Roaya A.

    Amazing day

    Roaya Al · July 5, 2014
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  • visitPA

    The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the largest art museums in the United States. From world-class collections, exhibitions, programs, and some pretty well-known steps. Don't skip a picture.

    visitPA · November 22, 2013
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  • Meaghann B.

    Every time...arms & armour section is a must see !!

    Meaghann Brown · April 28, 2013
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  • Amir Z.

    Awesome place! Hope to be there someday!!

    Amir Zargari · September 2, 2012
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  • Ricardo S.

    ok, we can go, it's close to us

    Ricardo Santos · January 24, 2012
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  • Luis A.

    Vista desde escalinata acceso E

    Luis Armando · May 26, 2013
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  • Cines Argentinos

    Infaltable correr por estas escaleras al mejor estilo Rocky. En el lateral derecho del museo, antes de subir las escaleras está la estatua de Rocky para sacarse la foto.

    Cines Argentinos · January 23, 2013
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  • Nicolás F.

    Curioso que la escultura más famosa del museo de Philadelphia esté afuera y pertenezca no a un artista sino a un boxeador...

    Nicolás Fuenzalida Plaza · October 16, 2012
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